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LEFT TO RIGHT: Gareth Greenwood (Halifax ERA), Titus Gwaze, Myles Harrop, Archie Andrade, Joslin Landu, Mark Applegarth (Head of Youth).

From Zimbabwe, Congo, Scotland, Kirby Lonsdale, Rugby Union, to Halifax Elite to Wakefield with a few stops along the way!

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Professional Rugby Opportunities


Have you recently finished your time with a professional club?

Halifax Elite are offering players who have spent time at a professional club on a scholarship or in an academy system the opportunity to express their interest to join in September 2018.
Halifax ERA extend that opportunity to players who have not been with a professional club but believe they have the potential to do so.

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Halifax ERA success continues


In only our third year in operation, our remarkable story continues; we are proud of the number of players in our squad who have worked hard to break into the professional game and gain national representative honours.

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BTEC Sport Level 3 Teaching Vacancy

Due to the growth of the Academy Halifax ERA are looking to appoint a qualified, committed and dynamic teacher to lead on the delivery of BTEC Sport at Level 3.
The role is part-time 2-3 days per week, term time on a temporary contract until 30th June initially.

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Halifax ERA Open Evening delivered in partnership with Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos

Our first event for potential 2018 recruits takes place on Tuesday 7th November at Trinity Academy. The training session will start at 6pm and will be delivered by Academy head coaches Lee & Gareth Greenwood who will be joined by Leeds Rhinos Head of Youth Simon Bell and Academy coach Jonny Wainhouse.
After the training session Halifax ERA staff will discuss potential opportunities and explain course details as well as being on hand to answer any questions you may have.

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Sports Coaching (Bsc Hons)

Whatever your goal is our Sports Coaching Higher Education courses offers a unique hands on experience that prepares you for the next step in your career.
In addition to your degree and Gym Instructor Level 2 you will have the opportunity to achieve a Level 2 NGB Coaching qualification.

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Halifax ERA players go pro!

Halifax Elite Rugby Academy are proud to say that 14 players have joined professional clubs since joining, our new venture is a success beyond what anyone could have predicted.

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September Selection Process Begins…

The selection process for our 2017-18 intake begins at our next training event - Trinity Academy, Tuesday 18th April, 12pm with a 2pm finish.

Due to the number of applicants we receive, there will be limited places available on our Academy from September 2017 onwards. This event is the first part of our selection for the squad.

Book your place on the session to give yourself the best opportunity to be accepted onto our programme in September.

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Nuttall, Whylie, Dupree & Andrade V Catalan Dragons at Headingley

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First recruitment event for September 2017

Halifax Elite Rugby Academy is delivering it's first open training session of the year for potential new recruits.

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Halifax ERA agree Tigers Partnership


Halifax Elite Rugby Academy player Jamel Goodall has signed professional terms with Castleford Tigers on a 12 month contract.

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Finley Hickey leaves for Canada!


Young Halifax ERA half-back Finley Hickey (bottom row) set off from Manchester Airport this morning heading for Canada to take on the Canadian national side.

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Aberdeen Warriors duo join Halifax ERA!


Archie Andrade (Pictured above with coach Gareth Greenwood) and Jack Stevenson will make the big move from Scotland to start at Halifax ERA this September.
Our new partnership with the Global Rugby League Academy has given these two talented young players from Aberdeen Warriors the opportunity to move to follow their Rugby League ambitions whilst continuing in full-time education.

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Teaching vacancy

Halifax Elite Rugby Academy - Teacher of Sport – 2 days per week term time only. £10-12,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Due to the growth of the Academy we are seeking to appoint a committed, dynamic, fully qualified part-time teacher to deliver on our education programme of BTEC Sport at Level 3.

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Halifax ERA College Internationals Face Off!


An outstanding achievement for the 4 players and all involved at Halifax ERA.

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2016/17 New Player Training Days


The last few months have seen potential new recruits put through their paces by the coaching team at our Academy Training Days. The players have taken part in skills training, video reviews and strength & conditioning work before attending an interview with the Academy team at Trinity Academy, Elite S&C and on the Rugby field.

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Joslin Landu Selected for England


17 year old Halifax Elite forward Joslin Landu has been selected to play for the England College National team in the 2016 Home Nations.

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Halifax ERA on Tour at Jollydays Glamping!


The squad and staff travelled to York to spend 3 days at Jollydays Glamping.

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